The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 362 358 349
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing STL 46 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.90% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 40
Average daily rate £588 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £41.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 5 £595 +16.09% 4
Docklands, London - 2 £677 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £638 -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 104 (100.00%) C++
2 66 (63.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 63 (60.58%) Multithreading
4 55 (52.88%) Unix
5 51 (49.04%) SQL
6 48 (46.15%) Linux
7 46 (44.23%) Oracle
8 39 (37.50%) OO
8 39 (37.50%) Front Office
9 33 (31.73%) Python
9 33 (31.73%) Low Latency
10 32 (30.77%) SDLC
10 32 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 32 (30.77%) Perl
11 28 (26.92%) Software Engineering
12 27 (25.96%) Oracle Database
13 25 (24.04%) C#
13 25 (24.04%) OLTP
14 24 (23.08%) Database Tuning
14 24 (23.08%) Release Management
15 22 (21.15%) Windows
16 21 (20.19%) Derivative
17 19 (18.27%) Finance
18 18 (17.31%) .NET
19 17 (16.35%) Risk Management
20 16 (15.38%) E-Commerce
20 16 (15.38%) Banking
20 16 (15.38%) Investment Banking
20 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (14.42%) OOP

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) 2G
1 1 (0.96%) 3G
1 1 (0.96%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.96%) CDMA
1 1 (0.96%) SCCP
1 1 (0.96%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.96%) Oracle Database
2 25 (24.04%) OLTP
3 14 (13.46%) MySQL
3 14 (13.46%) RDBMS
3 14 (13.46%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
General
1 39 (37.50%) Front Office
2 19 (18.27%) Finance
3 16 (15.38%) Banking
3 16 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (97.12%) Developer
2 91 (87.50%) C++ Developer
3 31 (29.81%) Unix Developer
4 24 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (14.42%) Linux Developer
6 13 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
8 11 (10.58%) Software Developer
9 10 (9.62%) Front Office Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Quantitative Developer
12 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce Developer
13 3 (2.88%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (63.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (17.31%) .NET
3 12 (11.54%) MFC
4 11 (10.58%) ATL
5 4 (3.85%) XML
6 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.92%) Middleware
7 2 (1.92%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.96%) COM
8 1 (0.96%) POSIX
8 1 (0.96%) WCF
8 1 (0.96%) WinForms
8 1 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (20.19%) Derivative
3 12 (11.54%) Fixed Income
4 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.73%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.77%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.88%) Equities
8 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.96%) Fintech
9 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.96%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.88%) Unix
2 48 (46.15%) Linux
3 22 (21.15%) Windows
4 14 (13.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.58%) Multithreading
2 39 (37.50%) OO
3 33 (31.73%) Low Latency
4 32 (30.77%) SDLC
5 28 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 24 (23.08%) Database Tuning
6 24 (23.08%) Release Management
7 17 (16.35%) Risk Management
8 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 15 (14.42%) OOP
10 14 (13.46%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (9.62%) ETRM
12 8 (7.69%) High Availability
13 6 (5.77%) TDD
14 5 (4.81%) Concurrent Programming
14 5 (4.81%) Performance Testing
14 5 (4.81%) Straight-Through Processing
14 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (3.85%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (49.04%) SQL
3 33 (31.73%) Python
4 32 (30.77%) Perl
5 25 (24.04%) C#
6 12 (11.54%) VC++
7 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.88%) Java
9 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.88%) VBA
10 1 (0.96%) VB
10 1 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) PhD
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) OpenLink
3 6 (5.77%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.96%) Dialogic
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.96%) Tieto
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + excellent daily based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
caspian one
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 14 days ago